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Charity Shop Manager

MS Society
Altrincham, Greater Manchester (On-site)
£22,070 per annum
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

We’re looking for a proactive individual to oversee the management of our new charity shop in Hale, Manchester.

Position: Charity Shop Manager
Type: Full-time (35 hours a week), permanent
Locations: Hale, WA14 2DW
Salary: £22,070 plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band C1

About us
We make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK. 

Our strategy is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them. It gives us a clear and determined focus.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive working environment where you'll be able to make a difference. 

About This Job

The MS Society is starting a new phase of charity shop launches. Beginning with the launch of new shops in Hale and Sale as part of an exciting, national retail transformation.

You’ll be managing our shop volunteers and maximising revenue to support the activities of the MS Society local group.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. A background of working in retail management is desirable.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 6 May 2024

PLEASE PRESS THE 'HOW TO APPLY' BUTTON FOR MORE INFORMATION.

More about our employee benefits:  
We have a wide range of employee benefits including (but not limited to): 

Encouraging work life balance

  • 38 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata for part-time
  • More annual leave entitlement, based on length of employment
  • Smart working options (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us) 
  • Flexible working options 

Caring for you and your family 

  • Generous sick pay entitlement
  • More sick pay entitlement, based on length of employment 
  • Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave in each calendar year 
  • Free access to a GP virtually 24 hours a day/7 days a week allowing you unlimited advice, reassurance and where appropriate diagnosis 
  • Enhanced leave for new parents 
  • Free access to a confidential 24 hours a day/7 days a week helpline service for both you and your family with a specialist range of support and information
  • Special leave options (such as up to 5 days paid leave for domestic or personal emergencies a year)
  • 10 days paid disability leave a year, pro-rata for part-time 
  • 10 days paid carers’ leave a year, pro-rata for part-time 
  • New family-friendly benefits, including paid leave:
  • In the event of miscarriage or still birth 
  • To support fertility treatments
  • For antenatal appointments for both parents
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Death in service scheme 
  • Health cash plans to help offset the cost of health care for you and your family 

Thinking about your finances 

  • Enhanced salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Discounted season ticket loan and interest-free emergency loans
  • Give as you earn to support other charities of your choice before tax
  • New employee portal including lifestyle savings vouchers and personal wellbeing  

Enriching your life at work

  • Personalised development plans with a wide range of training courses and opportunities to source additional training options with your line manager
  • Yearly internal apprenticeship opportunities  
  • New, modern offices that embrace working together both in-person and remotely 
  • Various opportunities to influence how we internally operate (including surveys, and focus and committee groups) 
  • Active and supportive internal employee networking groups for collaboration and peer support 
  • 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering for MS Society activities during normal working hours (such as fundraising events, or campaigning in the local community) 
  • 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering with other charities during normal

Equal Opportunities 
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and or from ethnic minority backgrounds.

We’d be grateful if you downloaded and completed the equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application. 

Disability Confident Employer 
We’re a Disability Confident Employer and we’re committed to promoting equality and diversity.

You can ask for reasonable adjustments as part of both our recruitment and new starter on-boarding processes.

If you need any help or adjustments to apply for this role, please contact us. You can also ask for the application materials to be sent to you in a different format. Such as for them to be sent to you by email or in a larger word format.

Safeguarding 
We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone who uses our services and we come into contact with.

This is regardless of Gender, Race, Disability, Sexual orientation, Religion or belief, Pregnancy, Gender reassignment.

We recognise our particular responsibility to make sure vulnerable adults and children are protected.

We have measures in place to protect everyone we come into contact with from abuse and maltreatment of all kinds.

Your right to work in the UK 
You must have the right to work in the UK to work in paid employment with us. You’ll need to share documents showing you’re eligible to work in the UK if we offer you employment.

You can find the UK visas and permits granting you the right to work in the UK on the UK Government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and aren’t able to support you with your visa applications.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 19 April 2024
Closed date: 06 May 2024 at 09:00
Job ref: 165363_MS
Tags: Management, Retail